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  • 22 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Rotterdam-based RanaWorks B.V. has introduced a new concept to the market of inspection, repair and maintenance in the North Sea offshore wind and oil & gas markets.

  • 29 January 2013

    With the new job fair concept Renewable Energy Career Days, Messe Husum & Congress brings together job seekers and potential employers in the renewable energy sector. The stands of exhibitors who are participating in the programme are identified with green Jobs! balloons and a sign on their stand counter. This way jobseekers can tell at […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Atlantique Offshore Energy, part of Chantiers de l’Atlantique, has secured certification from DNV GL for its SeeOs modular electrical substation concept for offshore wind farms. According to the company, the Certification Report and Statement of Compliance is a crucial step in approving the design of electrical offshore substations, validating the underlying assumptions and the studies executed so far which will […]

  • 11 March 2013
    R&D, Technology

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) is in the closing stages of testing a vertical floating wind turbine concept for the Deepwind Consortium, led by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Vertical floating wind turbines are considered to be the next step in development of offshore wind energy. Floating wind turbines allow wind energy generation in […]

  • 3 September 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust is looking for an offshore wind farm consultancy services to study which gravity base structures could reduce offshore wind cost more, lifted or floated. Gravity Base Structures (GBS), in terms of potential cost reduction, have very promising foundations concepts for wind turbine generation in deeper water sites competing against steel jacket structures […]

  • 2 June 2016
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Houlder’s Marine Design Consultancy has launched a wind farm support base concept design for an Offshore Support Base (OSB) vessel that recreates the convenience of port facilities – but offshore.  Houlder said that it has been able to turn to a proven design from its Oil & Gas heritage to deliver a highly stable platform […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Technology

    A US-based company is set to test their tidal and river flow turbines in Kerala, India, reports The Times of India. Namely, Natural Power Concepts (NPC) plans to deploy pilot programs in Africa and India, as they have already deployed this technology in Canada. “The tidal and river flow auger turbine technology is currently used […]

  • 23 July 2013

    Bulgarian firm Morphocode has proposed scenario which adopts the idea of domesticating a space originally made for industrial use: in that particular case a highly innovative branch of the energy industry. In the same time it evokes a spatial intention that resonates with Marcus Field’s statement on the essence of the loft-concept: “Lofts were once […]

  • 17 November 2015

    Siemens presented a new offshore logistics concept at EWEA 2015 in Paris. The company has signed a long-term framework contract with transport service provider deugro Danmark A/S, utilizing two purpose-built transport vessels to efficiently link Siemens’ existing production locations in Denmark with the new production facilities in Cuxhaven in Germany and Hull in the UK. Instead of loading […]

  • 30 October 2017
    R&D, Technology

    SPT Offshore has launched a new wind turbine suction pile foundation concept, which combines mono tubulars with suction pile foundations. The company is now detailing the design and working towards a demonstration in the next 12 months.

  • 13 March 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    WINDEA Offshore, together with its partner WP Systems, has tested the operation of the working platform SYSTEM terra for the repair of rotor blades at a Siemens SWT-3.6 offshore test turbine in the German district of Nordfriesland. The platform, which is used for maintenance and repair of rotor blades, has thus proven its functionality for […]

  • 21 August 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    In a few months, the first of a new generation of concrete foundations will be installed for the first time in the English Channel. Optimised production methods and easy installation concept opens up the possibility of major deepwater offshore wind turbine parks. There was applause all round when the base plate for the prototype for […]

  • 28 November 2011
    R&D, Technology

    During the EWEA conference this week in Amsterdam, Mercon and ALE will introduce a new concept for installing offshore mestmasts named EMI, for Eco Metmast Installation. Mercon and ALE have decided to team up to introduce EMI. Willem Griffioen, Managing Director at Mercon feels the two companies are the right combination. “Mercon is a renowned […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Jukka-Pekka Mäkinen, President and CEO of The Switch, writes about the company’s growth, which is an achievement of a good strategy and business concept: Last month’s HUSUM WindEnergy 2012 exhibition gave us firm proof that the wind power business is moving ahead again. We’re seeing movement from all different directions and positive signs that the […]

  • 30 July 2014

    At this year’s SMM in Hamburg, Voith will be showcasing propulsion systems and vessel concepts focusing on high efficiency and dynamic positioning even under challenging conditions. In hall A4, booth 203, a Voith Schneider Propeller as well as the Voith Inline Thruster 850, which can also be used as a bow thruster, will be on […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Authorities, Grid Connection, R&D

    A partnership between gas platforms and wind farms could see more power generated – maximising both gas production and renewable electricity generation offshore, according to a report from the UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA).

  • 18 January 2018
    Technology

    Following multiple not yet realised 10MW+ concept plans, there is already much wind industry talk about the next-generation 12-15 MW turbines. The question is whether especially new concepts in the latter category will be mainly evolutionary scaling of current technology, or a radical departure to new concept solutions.

  • 5 August 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Reducing costs for offshore wind generated electricity is one of the major challenges in the European energy market. The novelty about the jointly developed concept for reducing costs during installation, from the Bugsier-, Reederei- und Bergungs- GmbH & Co. KG and Wärtsilä is, that the tasks for transport and installation are separated, by which loading […]

  • 16 August 2013

    HUSUM Wind remains the unconventional meeting place for the wind industry that it has been since it was established in 1989 on the German North Sea coast – literally in the middle of what is a regional wind farm. And nothing has changed, even after it was announced in April 2013 that Messe Husum & […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    “The past fiscal year was not an easy year for the energy industry and therefore also not for EnBW. It is all the more pleasing that we were able to create the main conditions for further forward-looking investments, despite the difficult general environment. The measures we have taken to safeguard EnBW’s financial stability and its […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Technology

    The rolling bearings for rotor shaft bearing arrangements are subjected to highly dynamic loads and operating conditions. Schaeffler develops solutions for rotor bearing arrangements for all modern wind turbine variants from 220 kW up to the current multi-megawatt class. The different concepts range from the classic 3-point shaft bearing arrangement and hub bearing arrangement up […]

  • 28 August 2012

    Damen Shipyards presents a new shipping concept to the market – the Damen Offshore Carrier (DOC) 7500 – specifically designed as a smaller heavy transport, offshore installation and ro-ro platform suitable for multiple markets. The Damen Offshore Carrier aims to provide flexibility and year-round utilisation. Damen developed the new vessel in cooperation with Singapore based […]

  • 22 October 2015
    R&D

    The concept of using wind power for offshore oil and gas applications is one step closer to realisation, DNV GL informed today. WIN WIN, a DNV GL-led joint industry project (JIP), is running with the following seven participants: ExxonMobil, ENI Norge, Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd, Statoil, VNG, PG Flow Solutions, and ORE Catapult. Initial DNV […]

  • 19 April 2017
    R&D, Technology

    The DNV GL-led joint industry project, WIN WIN (WINd powered Water INjection), has completed its first phase and determined that wind power could be used to power offshore water injection.

  • 15 May 2014

    DongEnergy Wind Power A/S has contracted SPT Offshore for the installation and installation engineering of the suction buckets for Dong’sdemonstration tripod suction bucket jacket (SBJ) foundation as per of the Borkum Riffgrund 1 wind farm. The suction bucket jacket foundation will support a 3.6 MW Siemens wind turbine generator. The local water depth is 25m. […]

  • 11 June 2015
    R&D

    Wave Energy Scotland’s (WES) second competitive project call is now underway with the search for novel wave energy converter devices. The national research and development body for the wave energy sector in Scotland is inviting applications for project costs via a contract for research and development services to develop novel wave energy converters. Applicants will […]